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from his health care law. he struck a nerve when he talked about the middle class and how many americans are learning. we'll take a look at this with an american who knows what it's like to live that way. first, mike viqueira at the white house >> the facts are beyond dispute. the government sought to highlight the gap between the rich and poof. he was up to two themes. these are themes struck throughout the presidency, first and second term. he talked about the gap between rich and poor and talking about trying to raise the minimum wage. he got behind that, backing a height or legislation and congress that's $0.10 an hour. many states are moving on their own. the president deniably is trying to shore up a political base after a rocky rollout of healthcare.gov. democrats are dispirited. this is the latest in a series of event where the president spoke to the base and what he said was music to the democratic base's years, talking about income despair itty and stronger union, tying the affordable care act into the theme. >> the idea that a child may never escape the poverty becau
to solving the low enrollment and lack of enthusiasm around the law. >> not enough pr, that is what we're hearing this morning. i'll let you respond to that. also, as part of the polling, this comes from united technologies congressional connection poll. about -- actually, more than half of these young people, 18 to 29 who were surveyed said, they actually think the law is going to get repealed. whether that's reality or not, it's the perception. if they think that after three-plus years of what most of us would argue there's been pr, how in the world do you convince them at this point to sign up? >> absolutely, shannon. i think what this really shows is millenials are a whole lot smarter than president obama thinks they are. they have looked at the choices and, as this poll shows, they are not really interested. he catapulted to his presidency by taking this group of people for granted and as much as i think young people want to see some sort of health care reform, they are not really interested in being forced to pay for something that doesn't really benefit them. >> richard, what do
healthcare law. a reboot of sorts after weeks and weeks of really bad p.r. the president pumped up what he called obamacare successes. he spoke at the white house part of it live here on fox news channel, surrounded by people he says are benefiting from the new law. his aides say it's an effort to move past the problems with the enrollment web site which the feds say they have dramatically improved. the white house says around a million people visited healthcare.gov just yesterday, and if the vast majority did not have any problems. the president says that is proof the law is now working. >> after just the first month, despite all the problems in the roll-out, half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through market places and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. we know that. half a million people. >> and as the president tries to move focus from the web site itself and back to the basic office the healthcare law, republican leaders are doing the same, and attacking the law itself. >> it's not just a broken web site. this b
released. in the newsroom lillian kim, abc 7 news. zimplgt a new law begins next year that is aimed at protecting mountain lions if they pose no immediate threat to people. it passed after two cubs were shot in san mateo county last year. wildlife groups talked about the new law in san mateo county. >> people gathered not far from here today to remember the sad incident involving those two mountain lion cubs that were shot and killed. they want to celebrate a new law that protects the animals. >> richard won't forget the day a year ago when two mountain lion cubs wandered into his neighborhood and were shot and killed by wardens who thought they posed a threat. >> it didn't seem that it was necessary to kill them, and we need to do everything we can to protect these animals. >> there are opportunities and options now that weren't available last year. >> reporter: state senator jerry hill says the killing of the cubs sparked so much public outrage, it prompted him to propose legislation requiringed game wardens to use nonlethal alternatives to capture big cats unless they pose an imm
residents are paying to "fast and furious" reactor paul walker. >> new law if people honey -- new law for people aimed at enforcing the loment. >> new technology amazon >>> covering daly city, dublin/pleasanton, los gatos and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, a look at the bay bridge and looking pretty mice this morning so cool temperatures and fog out there. leyla gulen has the forecast ahead. authorities say it will be self more days before they know how fast the vehicle carrying actor paul walker was going when it crashed and burned. investigators say speed was definitely a factor in the collision that killed the 40-year-old walker and a friend. the porsche hit a light pole and exploded in a fireball in the los angeles county community. passerbys tried to pull the men from the vehicle but the flames were too intense he was a star of "fast and furious" movie franchise. fans have been leaving candles at the scene. >> in the bay area, candles burned to honor his memory in milpitas. a car club organized a vigil at a shopping center in milpitas with 100 attending. >>
. they want the law to mail and they would start bankrupting insurance companies because they break the model. >> the insurance companies may be bankrupt even further. this is deeply cynical. the website works and let's go back to the argument. we are making in the first place. guess what happened if you don't get the young people. not like the exchanges go away. they become a lot more expensive. they won't wind up killing them, they will wound them and guess who will be stuck with the tab. the taxpayer. with the republicans and conservatives are doing is expanding the government. this is big government conservatism. >> it's ironic because the first part is they don't need and don't want, but the argument is that you don't need health insurance seems to be the weakest part of the argument. maybe somebody who is 18 doesn't think they need it, but somebody who is 26 or 25 or getting to the end of that state on your parent, they are starting to get to the age where they think i do need this. >> yes. starting to mature. starting to realize that maybe this invincible thing is what it's cracked up
the media. it is nearly a year since the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school and law enforcement officials and officials from the town are getting ahead of what will come. there is no public remembrance they say. they are asking media to stay clear of the town that suffered so freightly on december 14th last year. 20 young children and six educators were murdered that day on december 14th, 2012. this saturday, marks a year since that horrific event. as you can see the news conference is beginning. we'll monitor what the officials have to say and bring you any headlines moments from now. today's top headlines and brand new stories you will sear here first. jon: the obamacare website gets a makeover. new options are able if you're shopping. with deadline looming do the updates matter? >>> wild weekend weather across the u.s. and more is on the way. meteorologist maria molina on where people should be preparing now. >>> silicon valley versus washington. the nation's top tech companies teaming up to send a message to uncle sam. ease up on all snooping. it is all "happening now." jon:
the work force earlier? >> i think it's starting right now. for example, law schools are reducing sizes of classes and several prominent business schools did not raise enough applications last year to start a first year class. for example, george mason university did not have a first year class here in virginia. and, you know, i know my program, my part-time program, which is our bread and butter, our enrollment is down. you've got to deliver jobs and value in the end. i don't think that's happening. >> that's smart. every time unemployment numbers come out, smart economists say, wait a second. the real measure here is work force participation. what percentage of american whose can work, who want to work, are working? why isn't that the number the government releases and that we use as our common currency of this conversation? >> it does release it, right alongside the unemployment numbers but the press is just interested in the unemployment number because it's a sexy number, one we've used over tile. like the headline number for the cpi or the core number for the cpi and people are awa
are not exempt from public information laws and the state wanted to protect survivors of the shooting and loved ones of the 26 victims and the town of newtown said the tape also be released on wednesday. the northern plains in north midwest are dealing with cold temperatures but it's about to get much worse and let's bring in nicole mitchell. >> we have a brutal system coming from canada pulling the air down and it moved through the dakotas and starting to move into nebraska with all the moisture along with it but the cold air is going to take a couple days to really settle in. so if you are getting a taste of the cold air and saying this is it, no, wait until thursday and friday morning and even into the weekend and that is when we will see the worst of it but we have had widespread areas of snow and some is heavy snow and places like arrow head in minnesota could get a foot and a half and a couple places isolated two feet of snow so that is almost up to waist high you will be digging out of. widespread and you get the cold and the wind. the wind will be blowing it so interstates like 90 will
to file class action law suits, helping to avoid costly court cases about overtime and wage issues. workers will not be able to ban together over workplace disputes. >> the midwest rapped in a chill. let's go to nicole mitchell, meteorologist. >>> good morning, the temperatures dropped scantly after the last few days, and going down more as we head to the weekend. look at the national pictures. parts of colorado, and into the northern area of minnesota. that's where we have seen a couple of persistent bands. if you go back not to 5am yesterday or 5am the day before. you have consistent know since then, and the totals, places north, like two harbours over two feet. you may think it sounds awful and there has been a lot of accidents. people are starting to rack up the cross country skiing. more on the way today. as we go over time, it's blowing. temperatures are dropping and we have at winter storm warnings up. it is spreading south. some places to the south where we see fog. the combination of the warm hair, dense fog, arkansas and texas, we saw some of this, making the driving diff
. >> he is a very aggressive and intelligent and cerebral law enforcement enforcer. >> do you think he will to indown stototonedown stop and . >> i think so. he is the most talented law enforcer in the business. >> we should address that he served as police commissioner in la and new york city for the past 20 years and he was tremendously successful in both places. he pioneered and pushed forward the broken windows theory and he penaltwent after the little crid all of the little things that created a sense of disorder. and he created the comp stat program which used computer models and stats-for-high crime areas. how dramatic of effect has he had across the country. >> his programs have been implemented in baltimore and los angeles and you have gary mccarthy who has learned braton's ways and implemented them in cities like chicago the other thing about the commissioner, he has been sought after efe everywhere. he speaks and lectures everywhere he goes. he is an intel genlt intelligenl reread individual. he is going to continue to have a impact on law enforcement. >> the reaction has b
and a photo taken moments' his death. >> the new law if people who enforce the we law to protect the california mountain lions. >> new technology amazon wants to use to get your items delivered faster than using lysol in hundreds of ways. across amee what's christine's story? i started using lysol disinfectant spray, gosh, as long as i can remember. i use lysol on soft surfaces because you can't put your couch in the washing machine. i think that lysol disinfectant spray compares to other products in that it actually kills the germs. which helps keep my family healthy. it's tried and true. i mean all you have to do is just spray. it does the job for you. lysol - hundreds of ways to help protect your family. >>> covering santa rosa berkeley become, san jose, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. authorities say it will be several more days before they know just how fast the vehicle carrying actor paul walker was going when it crashed and burst into flames. investigators say speed was a factor in the collision that killed the 40-year-old walker and a friend. the important be hit a l
action network, filed a law sued a few months ago. we repealed public at four, the emergency manager legislation. the governor came back with the same legislation, attached it to some money so it couldn't be repealed again, made it repeal proof. we feel the city of detroit never went into bankruptcy. you have to think about it like this: this mayor did not lead us into the bankruptcy. the city council never voted for bankruptcy. we feel it is illegal. on the other end of this the state and the city put $400 million together to build a new hockey arena here in the city of detroit. we are paying millions of dollars to jones a and lawyers, across the city of detroit and the nation, to to lead the bankruptcy... ..we are paying a lot of money out now that we could put in a place where we could make sure that we take care of the pensioners. >> we are talking $20 billion, not $400 million. >> yes, but what we have to understand is the nation is dealing with the same issue. cleveland and atlanta, la, are all dealing with the same issue. the way to solve it is not on the backs of the pensione
even if you're not charged. >> under law you owe tax even if you weren't charged at the time of person. >> reporter: tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the 70s soffits the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california's one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presence. >> reporter: the law was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers like amazon. henchman says it was found to be unconstitutional by courts in some states like illinois, but just in time for cyber monday, the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar law stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> but regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the ye
to witnesses and cbs news law enforcement sources are telling us the engineer of the train told first responders that he tried to apply the brakes going into the curve, he said it felt like they weren't working, the train went off the tracks. so they are going to be interviewing witnesses as well as looking at the data from that event record tore figure out what happened here. >> jeff, what are the rules on speed in that area? >> reporter: well, the ntsb, jeff, is telling us there is a speed limit going into that curve is 30 miles per hour so they will look at whether speed was a factor here but also as i said they looked at the condition of the track. there was a train derailment back in july in this area where a freight train, ten cars of 25 car freight train went off the tracks here in this area, not exactly the same area, but ntsb investigators will try to determine if there is any sort of connection. >> glor: transportation correspondent jeff pegues, thank you. in massachusetts today more than 70 cars were involved in an early morning pileup on a stretch of interstate 290 near w
as ours, or our other allies in the developed world. so there is a thinking amongst intelligence and law enforcement circles that it's harder to perpetrate a plan, a lone wolf terrorist plot come in a place like india or any other country in south asia than there is in the developed world. there is an opportunity to study what's going on in terms of the lack of lone wolf terrorist attacks in other developing societies. the real possibility is we've seen time in and time out of terrorist attacks here. lastly i just want to be, i'm going to talk about radicalization. i want all of us to look at the carefully, what does radicalization into. what does al qaeda can we say bin laden is gone, al qaeda is the essentially damaged, we are kind of a little bit obsessed with the organization of al qaeda. the organizational structure of al qaeda. there is the ideology of course which we have been able to do much about. deradicalization imprisons and narrative for example, are important strategies to employ. then there are the outside movements which are still intact. if you like it the ideology -- lo
and down the east coast. i went to undergrad at duke university and law school at harvard. after clerking for a judge, i came out here and have been in here for the last 14 years. i always assumed i would go back to the philadelphia area because that is where my family is, but i was always interested in sanford cisco in terms of the city, culture, the amazing lgbt community -- i was always interested in san francisco. i am an attorney. i started off in private practice, doing complex litigation. in 2002, i moved to the san francisco city attorney's office, where our work on the trial team, doing trials for the city and doing my own cases and supervising a team of attorneys as well. another huge issue confronting the city is the deferred maintenance on our infrastructure. we have a lot of infrastructure that has been deteriorating because we have not maintained it properly, from our roads to our sewer system to muni. we need to be much more diligent about maintaining our infrastructure. i have been interested in politics since i was a kid. i have worked on campaigns since i was a teenager.
. he empowered them and the country to emerge from their laws. >> what have you taken from his leadership? >> unity. that's the most important thing. >> peace, reconciliation, that was the message, a message we have to teach our children and our children's children. >> this was not about sadness or mourning, it was about honour, remembering his generosity and spirit. >> this is a gift. >> your struggle. your commitment, and your discipline has released me to stand before you today. >> he's an example to all of us >> to black and white south africans. >> we are the same. the only thing that separates us is a pigment in our skin. it means nothing. we are all the same, and are driven by the same things in the same way. >> so maybe, just maybe that long walk to freedom is a little shorter thanks to tata. >> nelson mandela's legacy can be heard in the children's voices of soweto, to the smiles the elderly who never thought they'd live to see the day that equality became law. he touched many lives, some more personal or lasting than any of us could have expected. i had the honour of
are small. >> the los angeles city council just passed a law that requires a licence to sell the cigarettes, and ban sales on the streets in kiosks and vending machines. it's to discourage sales to minors. e-cigarettes are marketed to young people. especially in flavours like bubble gum and cotton candy. >> regulations is catching up with electronic cigarettes. three states are treating them like cigarettes. 100 cities, los angeles among onic cigarettes. los angeles is considering another bill banning the use of ecigarettes in places where tobacco is limited. the "the los angeles times" said there's not enough evidence of harm to restrict them, saying fear is not a good basis for regulation, research is. >> until there is more conclusive research, government agencies should be wary of overreacting. it's not an overreaction. >> we don't know what the dangers of using them might be. we wanted to err on the side of caution. adam phramany says it's good to keep them away from kids. we are trying to help people get off tobacco product. >> free-wheeling days may be over as government agencies tak
to hire people. tuesday's vote was an unanimous 13-0. as for all d.c. laws it will need to be approved by congress. if that happens, d.c.'s minimum wage will gradually become $4 more than the federal level. niya hopes that extra money in her paycheck will bring a better life to herself and her son. >> joining us now, heidi, an economist with the economic policy institute where she focuses on the low-wage labor market. and from los angeles, writer and senior fell low at the campaign for america's future, and mark wilson, he served as deputy assistant secretary for employment standards administration at the u.s. department of labor for president george w. bush. he now heads applied economic strategy. so heidi, we saw niya pots. if that d.c. minimum wage raise was to go through. she's looking at an extra $26 per shift. where does that money come from? >> that money will come--aside from just coming from the employer? what we know is that what the evidence shows is it's not going to come from her coworkers getting laid off. the evidence--this is one of the most researched things in labor e
in south africa in then 48. they set about passing a series of impressive laws of racial segregation. they western considered citizens. in 1960 when drarts went to the police station in the black town of sharpville and redanded to be arrested, they were protesting the node to have them in the first place. in response to that small act of rebellion, south african police officers opened fire on the crowd and scene people were killed that day. the young liberation leader named nelson mandela said it was that moment that radicalized him in the fight against apartheid, to beat the anc, it wouldn't be long before he was arrested and convicted of treason and sent away to prison for life. he recalls america and bren and across the west for governments to speak up, to use their power, their influence in a country where the west had huge investments in mining interests. to use that influence to free him and fight apartheid. >> that didn't happen. years passed. decades passed. an international movement sprung to boycott business, to di vest from them. to impose, to try to get governments to imp
of criminal law. i askedfaiza why the new york city commissioner job is so important. >> important. >> it is the largest police department in the country. as new york goes, a lot of people are looking to see how it's conducting policing, what kind of tact i can it's using. >> maybe a man named bill braton who used to be the commissioner in new york, currently in los angeles. do you think it's a good move? >> i think that the new police commissioner has to do an important thing, rebuild relations with minority communities in the city. we have seen a drop decline. many credit bill braton from his first term when he used to be police commissioner for having put in place the systems that have led to this drop in crime we have seen over the decade but at the same time, what's happened over the last decade is that the relations have been shattered. this is true for the african-american and hispanic communities in the city who have been targeted by stop and frisk apologized which have been very excessive in which some 90% of the people stop and frisk by the nypd or either black or latino
responsible for the sales tax. >> under california law, you do owe tax on it even if you weren't charged at the time of purchase. >> reporter: joseph hen. man of tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the '70s the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california is one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presentations. >> reporter: it was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers lik amazon. some courts found the law unconstitutional. but the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> regardless of whether they charge, you have to pay the tax. if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the year. nobody does it. >> reporter: but buyer beware. while
over conditions at the school. he moved to johannesburg, studied law and joined the african national congress, a political and religious movement fighting segregation. it grew sharper when south africa elected a white government passing laws taking racism to the extreme. the resettlement of 3 million, deprives the right to vote and travel. stripping them of citizenship. nelson mandela was 30. he was convinced peaceful demonstrations would never be enough. he helped to form and one an amped guerilla movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage in the '60s led to his arrest and prosecution along with others in the movement. convicted but spared a death sentence, nelson mandela would spend a quarter of a century, 27 years behind prison walls, 18 of them at the notorious robin island. outside the fight grew more fears. aggression and violence focussed the attention of the world on racism. nelson mandela became the most famous prisoner in the world. the powerful international condemnation and growing domestic unrest chipped away at apart hide until nelson mandela was released from prison
have information call police. >> a california law on d.n.a. collection face as major test before a federal appeals court? san francisco. the 2004 voter approved law requires d.n.a. samples be taken from those arrested for a felony in california. the american civil liberties union filed suit saying the law is unconstitutional. the state claims it helps solve cold cases. the supreme court has upheld a similar law in maryland. >> oral arguments in that case and others before the circuit court of appeals in san francisco can be seen live online starting today. it is believed the first time a federal appeals court will broadcast live video of a proceeding. only cases deemed of great importance are live streamed. the court hears 20 such cases a year. >> new information this open on the deadly crash of an asiana flight 214 in july. the government has public hearings tomorrow. sources say that national transportation safety board investigators will highlight overreliance on computers and the need to adjust pilot training. investigators are expected to review asiana flight 214 misundersto
, the court declined to hear appeals by amazon and overstock.com to throw out a new york state law forcing them to collect sales tax even though they don't have a physical presence in that state. c-net news maggie is joining us to explain what it means for all of us who shop online. does the supreme court's refusal to hear this case about the new york law open the door for other states to start collecting sales tax from online purchases too? >> what it will probably do is some states may feel that they can pass some laws that will do this, as well. right now, not every state that has sales tax is collecting that on online purchases. and some states have passed these laws and some haven't yet. >> explain that. it depends on what state you live in in terms of how online taxing works. >> exactly. what's interesting here is in new york state, for example, they did pass, they were one of the first to pass a law that you would have to have sales tax collected but then in illinois, for example, they passed a similar law and that state supreme court threw out that law. and so now you have a situat
the speed limit. william rockefeller jr. wasn't completely focused according to law enforcement officials and rail union chief. the engineer said he slipped into a daze just before the crash. >> he zoned out. had one of those whoa where you drive the car, stair at the same thing so long. he zoned. he caught himself but too late. >> tuesday the ntsb said alcohol tests for rockefeller and the crew came back negative. they wouldn't comment on his state of mind but found no sign of mechanical trouble. >> there's no indication the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> just two weeks before the crash the ntsb says rockefeller switched from night shift to day shift. he clocked in sunday 5:04 a.m. second day of a workweek. he typically worked nine how are shifts and was supposed to make two round trips that day. >> there's indication he would have gotten full restored sleep. >> rockefeller hasn't been seen publicly since the crash. the former supervisor and friend came to his defense. >> it was everyday practices for him. >> there's been a tremendous amount of work ov
in prime minister. last week or 10 days ago she tried to get a law adopted through which he would be allowed to return. strictly speaking if he returns he should go straight to scral and not collect a legendry 200. the people have said enough. he symbolizes core uption in thai politics, and the conflict between the rural areas where he has supported and the city. >> which is why so many are upset at his sister. she said she is no longer trying to pass a bill that would have given her brother amnesty. let's listen in. >> the amnesty - what happened in thailand is people agreed, but not agree on the detail of the combination. that's why a lot of people view about the amnesty. >> there's not going to be anything more. there's rumours it may come back after 180 day. >> no, we accept that it's over. >> she's trying to calm the people there. is it enough? >> no, it's not. she's lost that ground. >> too late. >> look at her response to that question. there is a very serious issue about democracy and corruption in thailand. the army has always sorted out the problem, supported by the king
administration's health care law. the justices did not comment today in leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling dismissing liberty university's lawsuit. liberty challenged the portion of the law that requires most employers to provide health insurance to their workers or pay a fine. the supreme court separately is considering whether for-profit corporations can mount religious objections to the law's requirement to include birth control among preventive health benefits. >>> saving money on your prescription drugs might not be as difficult as you've been led to believe. >> yeah. here with the secret is 7 on your side's michael finney. this is interesting stuff. >> by saving money, i'm not talking about nickels and dimes here. a couple of dollars. i'm talking about cutting the cost of your drugs in half. sometimes much more than that. the secret -- it's been right in front of you all the time. medications are expensive. we all know that. or are they? dr. david belk is a patient advocate and says we have been misled. >> more often than not, people are paying more for their medications than
for law enforcement to listen to these tapes as they're released today to try to figure out, how do we, heaven forbid, better handle a school shooting situation? >> we look back to columbine and things started to change back then. we had a procedure where we would therefore wait for s.w.a.t. to arrive. now, we do the after shooter, we're going in. we're going to step over bodies and go towards the shooter and try to neutralize him. we're going to learn from it, come up with new tactics and techniques because i don't think this is going away anytime soon. >> what about the nation? i said at the top of the show, i feel like it broke the nationheart, a lot of our hearts, to do this to first graders of all things. ptsd is a real thing nationwide. >> listening to the tapes, of course, will open up -- >> old wounds. >> some of the old wounds, but sometimes you have to open them in order to clean them out. >> why? >> because you can't repress this stuff any longer. you have to be able to deal with what the reality was at the time and how it affects us now and in the future. so if nothing else
under federal child pornography laws after an alleged incident on duty sunday in southeast washington. >> pretty regular guy. >> reporter: neighbors shocked by the allegations against him. >> that's marc? i haven't seen anything like that that would lead to me thinking that was something he did -- he'd be involved in. >> reporter: according to court documents washington went to a southeast apartment sunday night unannounced to ask about a 15-year-old girl who'd returned home after washington took a missing person report from her mother the day before. washington told the mom he wanted to interview the girl alone if her room and once there he told the 15-year-old to take off her top so he could take pictures of her injuries with his kodak easy share camera. she said she didn't have any injuries to see but the officer allegedly insisted calling it quote part of the procedure. he did the same on the girl's lower body saying he needed photos of tattoos for identification purposes. when investigators seized the camera they found photos of the girl and two other unknown victims. washington'
. he couldn't vote. it was against the law to have his picture. he couldn't touch his wife's hands for 16 years of his 26 years in jail. yet he came out advocating reconciliation and negotiating with his oppressors and tried to be inclusive. i think the way he did it was equal to what he did and it's incomparable. one of us that grew up in the post-civil rights era it tempered a lot of us that got to know him. the mandela way was not only to fight for change but become the change and he symbolized that in epic proportions. few times i was honored to be around him, you were always moved by this balance of gravity and humility, you never saw in anyone else. he was such a humble and great guy at the same time. it is really something that we probably, president obama said, we'll never see again. >> john meacham, i was talking to my 10-year-old girl about nelson mandela, explaining about him, what he had done, the sacrifices he made, the way he changed this country and the world. i'm wondering, though, of course, my 10-year-old girl didn't know an awful lot about nelson mandela. and we
and considered it an outlet for stress and anger. while running the first law firm, he trained here. today it's the soweto ymca. >> i used to get in a lot of trouble. >> what kind of trouble? >> you know know, with people and stuff. >> young men train today in a modern base. when nelson mandela boxed here, the room was made of concrete. we are in hard times. now we are free. >> thanks to nelson mandela. >> thanks to nelson mandela. >> thanks to nelson mandela, south africa's fight is kept inside the ring. >> people have changed with the fighting. >> here, all of this, this is the equipment that nelson mandela would have used. >> outback a security guard shows me the equipment nelson mandela once used. memories of a boxer and chose a different fight, and why. >> in a few hours south africa will begin a national day of mourning. on tuesday there'll be a funeral that president obama will attend. it will be one. biggest, emotional memorials we see in a lodge time. >> not just a memorial, but a week of reflection and prayer; is that correct. >> absolutely in a few hours we'll see mosques and churc
made and that women do feel more comfortable reporting these crimes with or without these new laws being passed? >> there is definitely a since that the military is acknowledging there is a problem to unprecedented degree. that has been shown in the number of rape reports going up. so perhaps there is more of a feeling among people in uniform that they feel more safe coming forward. that said, the military has acknowledged that it has had a problem with sexual assault over the course of the last 20 years. every time there has been a major public scandal, they have acknowledged they had a problem. acknowledging the problem is clearly not enough. it's the first step toward the solution. so we shall see, you know, what will happen next. >> there is talk of maybe coming up with a solution there with rolling stone magazine, thank you for your time today. >> thank you very much. >> . >> michael eaves is here with the sports headlines. n.f.l., big day for those teams playing today. >> big day and a big setback. adrian peterson was carted off of the field with an apparent ankle injury, w
is with truthful testimony and that is why the law is on the books that says if you lie to congress you've committed a crime. >> as the author of the patriot act which lays out the framework for post 9/11 intelligence and surveillance, brenner's call to prosecute clapper has added weight. the liberties group calls this patently false. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect but not willingly. >> less than three months after his testimony, these documents, including a court order leaked by ed ward snowden showed the collection of american phone records, the meta data, was not accidental, but rather a fundamental nsa strategy to identify terrorism suspect pects and destroy plots. in an interview with nbc after the leaks, clapper offered a apology by saying the senators question was unfair. >> i was asked when you are going to stop beating your wife kind of question, which is meaning not answerable necessarily by a simple yes
to prepare for the 2014 games. not a single woman in the video. that's still against the law. >>> 23 minute's the hour. lots of americans with modest incomes are facing higher deductibles under president obama's healthcare law, according to "the wall street journal," which cites a report from a company that compares health insurance plans. this report shows the average deductible for individuals under obamacare's lower priced bronze plan is more than $5,000 a year and also claims the average deductible for individual plans before much of the law went into effect was just about 3-1/2 thousand dollars. the deadline to apply for own kaz is two weeks away. we're learning a new feature that just went live at healthcare.gov. >> for the first time without an account or password you can see your deductible and all out of pocket costs on a screen that shows your premium, but just because the numbers are easy to fine doesn't mean they're easy on the bank account because the average deductible that pops up is 42% higher than it used to be. that's what the study fund looking at 34 states on the marketp
or two. >> reporter: a law enforcement crew tells cbs news the man tried to work the brakes but they weren't working. the ntsb will uncover data reporters which will tell the speed the train was traveling. >> they'll know the speed. if they were attempting to apply the brakes. they'll know whether they wo worked. some passengers thought they were going to plunge into the water. this passenger said people were tossed around like rag dolls i could see some people flying from my left side to the right side. >> reporter: james levell is among the dead. his son posted this message online. this feel ts like an awful nightmare that i can't wake up from. rest easy dad. i love you. as deadly as that derailment was, it could have been far worse had it happened on a weekday. officials say it was about half full at the time of the crash. anne-marie? >> all right. >>> three railway workers were killed when a train derailed in southern new mexico. the train was carried iron ore when it derailed saturday. the three victims were the only people on board. the locomotive jumps the tracks and
law each day, up to that december 23rd deadline. anne-marie. >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. >>> well, vice president biden starts his visit to asia amid a territorial dispute between japan and china. he meets with the japanese prime minister today. biden arrived in tokyo yesterday and was greeted by the new ambassador to japan caroline kennedy. biden says the u.s. is deeply concerned about china's just established air defense zone. it covers a group of islands claimed by japan. biden travels to china tomorrow. >>> and a strong winter-like time packing heavy snow and arctic temperatures is making its way south and east this morning. the northern plains is already seeing the effects. winter weather warnings and advisories are posted from montana to wisconsin this morning. eric fisher, chief meteorologist at our boston station wbz is following the storm. >> a big story this week, the storm that starts in the midwest is on its way to the rest of the country today. this is where the cold is on the move pretty quickly. we head toward midweek and dipping down across cal
the tax? a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay the tax at the end of the year. people don't do it. >> stores are losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay some taxes online. >>> a new planned parenthood facility opening today in san mateo county. it is in the north fair oaks area just outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this comes two years after a public backlash prevented the group from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a breakdown of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the c
's not magic. it's like murphy's law. >> in this case, an expansion tank. in others insulation problems and in this world, issues with a four-stair heating system. >> you wait until it breaks, then, you call. then make sense of mind bending explanations. >> you replace the board. >> when parts work hard yes, stuff goes wrong. >> then, when you get a heat wave, what happens? >> air conditioning goes up. >> >>> and a power outage sent some residents into a deep freeze. power restored to all but a few dozen folks at this point. but 4100 customers lost electricity this morning including three skoochls they had to move students to sunniest and warmest classrooms. >> it's probably about 25 degrees in there. because i know it's about just shy of 30 here. and in there, it's colder. this is a cement. >> also calling a financial hardship for businesses like huckel berry's cafe. >> this is painful. yes. friday is a big day. so this is painful. and our hours are only 7:00 to 3:00. it's going to be a bad day for us. >> tough break. pg&e says it's caused by failure of an underground cable. >> hard fr
expert fixing problems like this. >> that is it. >> it's not magic. it's like murphy's law. >> in this case, an expansion tank. in others insulation problems and in this world, issues with a four-stair heating system. >> you wait until it breaks, then, you call. then make of mind bending explanations. >> you replace the board. >> when parts work hard yes, stuff goes wrong. >> then, when you get a heat wave, what happens? >> air conditioning goes up. >> >>> and a power outage sent some residents into a deep freeze. power restored to all but a few dozen folks at this point. but 4100 customers lost electricity this morning including three skoochls they had to move students to sunniest and warmest classrooms. >> it's probably about 25 degrees in there. because i know it's about just shy of 30 here. and in there, it's colder. this is a cement. >> also calling a financial hardship for businesses like huckel berry's cafe. >> this is painful. yes. friday is a big day. so this is painful. and our hours are only 7:00 to 3:00. it's going to be a bad day for us. >> tough break. pg&e sa
university professor about genetically modified foods and the laws that some state legislators are considering when it comes to labeling the foods for consumers. ♪ president obama and secretary of state john kerry will address issues concerning the middle east at the brookings institution. look to c-span for information. journal andeet others say patty murray wants to include an extension of unemployment benefits in the deal being hashed out by republican conferees. unemployment now at seven percent. jobs were over 200,000 created in november. the decline of optimism, some economists say. we want to get your thoughts on the unemployment number and if you are optimistic about the job market. if you are under 30 -- reach out to us on social media, @cspanwj is how you do that on twitter. journal@c-span.org is our email. to read you the headline from "the pittsburgh post-gazette post quote -- -- post-gazette" -- optimism is the subject of today's opinion pages of "the wall street journal:." again, your thoughts on the economy, especially in light of these new numbers, with the fe
that we have it, is because law enforcement had to take every possible step to verify its authenticity. and at this juncture, we believe that it was in fact written by abby and was sent to her mother. >> reporter: the letter was postmarked october 23rd. but didn't reach abby's mother until november 6th. an fbi investigator working on the case says receiving the letter is unprecedented saying he hasn't seen anything like this in recent investigations. he is hopeful she's alive, but says, she could be in grave danger. >> other cases, that we have investigated across the country tell us that one in eight of endangered run aways could be forced into some kind of sexual exploitation, after a situation like this has occurred. >> reporter: although there is a possibility abby left willingly, investigators say it's likely she's being coerced by someone. the letter is the only trace of abigail, her cell phone hasn't been used since the day she disappeared. >> we truly miss you. >> reporter: the letter is the only trace of abigail, her cell phone hasn't been used since the day she disappeared. >
department expressed concern over the new law requiring demonstrators to get government permission. >> i talk to a professor live from boston. do you think the united states is stern enough with egypt. >> we have little leverage. what we need to do is declare the values that the u.s. stands for, including freedom of speech, assembly, the right to due process but any influence would have to happen behind closed doors. it shouldn't be public, it should be through the personal channels between secretary and general abdul fatah al-sisi. >> we have seen high profile visits by american officials. do you think any of that behind the scenes jockeying is getting anywhere with the egyptian government. >> there's little evidence of that. again, it's not clear what leverage exists for the u.s. although personal relations in the military, there are close personal relations in top echelons of the military. >> events in egypt are being driven by political activities. it's hard for the u.s. to dictate what happened. people are sensitive to anything that seems like it's dictated from the u.s. >> it seems it i
a statement yet? >> so initially, the train operator told law enforcement officials he applied pressure to the brake but the train did not stop. there was an engineer on board and there were three conductors. investigators hope to be able to speak with the crew in the coming days. they'll want to sit is the down and interview them when they're ready to do that. for now, we have not heard whether or not the interviews have been conducted. we know investigators have found two event recorders, one in the back of the train, the other in the front of the train. the data from those recorders is being downloaded. it should give investigators a very clear picture of what the train's speed, what its velocity was and how the brake system might have been functioning. >> alexandra field, thanks so much, reporting from the bronx. >>> all right. let's take you to london now as the trial resumed today for two men an us coos of first of all slamming their car into a british soldier and then getting out and hacking him to death. >> jurors today saw this video of one of the defendants. we're blurring the
to overturn a key part of the obama administration's health care law. the justices did not comment today in leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling dismissing liberty university's lawsuit. liberty challenged the portion of the law that requires most employers to provide health insurance to their workers or pay a fine. the supreme court separately is considering whether for-profit corporations can mount religious objections to the law's requirement to include birth control among preventive health benefits. >>> saving money on your prescription drugs might not be as difficult as you've been led to believe. >> yeah. here with the secret is 7 on your side's michael finney. this is interesting stuff. >> by saving money, i'm not talking about nickels and dimes here. a couple of dollars. i'm talking about cutting the cost of your drugs in half. sometimes much more than that. the secret -- it's been right in front of you all the time. medications are expensive. we all know that. or are they? dr. david belk is a patient advocate and says we have been misled. >> more often than not, people
it as a victory for public health and morals. >> during the run the law was widely ignored most famously by kennedy, father of late john f. kennedy who amassed a fortune in bootlegging. >> he made even more after the 21st amendment was repealed with his exclusive distribution rights of scottish whiskey. >> one of the unsfwended consequence was the black market it created and organized crime syndicates led by people like al ka sgloen put that man in jail. what does he think he is doing? what i hope i'm doing and here's where your english paper has a point, i'm responding to the will of the people. people are going to drink. you know that. i know that. we all know that. all i do is act on that. >> great movie. >> another classic film that dealt with prohibition, some like it hot. marilyn monroe was caught red handed with the forbidden fruit. >> terribly sorry. >> you won't tell anybody, will you? >> tell what? >> if they catch me once more they are going to kick me out. >>. kennedy wasn't the only one amassing a fortune during the ban. an industry was built on the ban. dramatized in the gr
. >> it's not about pushing change. >> to say we want laws to go one way or the other. i. >> it may not be your job but i feel like it's my job from. my perspective, mental health professionals can't intervene in crises effectively. there need to be a kind of procedure put in place that allows people who note difference to do their job. >> i want to give you an example from a different set of facts when we were covering bosnia, any number of horrors in the field. i used to be infuriated when editors would say that such and such piece of video cannot be played because it's just too gruesome. i say hang on a second. that's the reality. and actually by telling our stories it did in the end change the reality and it changed the action and intervention and we moved the story along. so i'm very deeply conflicted about this. for me, genuinely it's a matter of taste and a matter of respecting the families one year on. >> but also i think to jeffrey's point about you can make the argument you don't necessarily want to hear them and that a program doesn't necessarily want to play them and is
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